The Failure of Augustus

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Abstract

Did Augustus intend to reconstruct the form of government at Rome? In retrospect it has been easy to assume this. Indeed a profound shift in the degree to which politics came to depend upon the patronage of the leading house can clearly be traced in the primary sources. But did this alter what we choose to call the lawful 'constitution' of Rome?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2-7
Number of pages6
JournalClassicum
Volume38
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Augustus
  • Emperor of Rome
  • 63 B.C.-14 A.D.
  • Political science
  • Constitutional law

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